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Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia How to Recruit Every Character

Throughout the game you'll meet many characters, several of whom are more than willing to join your army if helped, saved, or talked to.

 

Below are all recruitable characters in Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, and how to go about having them join you. The lists are divided between characters recruitable by Alm, and those recruitable by Celica.

Units Recruitable by Alm

 

NameClassActHow to Recruit
AlmFighter1Automatically from the start
LukasSoldier1Automatically before leaving Ram Village
GrayVillager1Automatically before leaving Ram Village
TobinVillager1Automatically before leaving Ram Village
KliffVillager1Talk to him at the Ram Village Entrance once you can leave
FayeVillager1Talk to her at the Ram Village Entrance once you can leave
SilqueCleric1Talk to her at the Mila Shrine in the Thieves’ Shrine
ClairPegasus Knight1Automatically at the dungeon cell in the Southern Outpost
CliveCavalier1Automatically at the end of the Deliverance HQ
ForsythSoldier1Talk to him at the Deliverance HQ entrance after Clive joins
PythonArcher1Talk to him at the Mila Shrine in the Deliverance HQ after Clive joins
LuthierMage3Talk to him at the Forest Village Square
MathildaPaladin3Talk to her at the dungeon cell in Desaix’s Fortress (if she survived the battle)
DeltheaMage3Talk to her at the Sluice Gates (if Tatarrah was defeated and she survived the battle)
TatianaSaint4Talk to her at the dungeon cell in Nuibaba’s Abode (if Zeke has not been defeated)
ZekeGold Knight4Talk to him at the Rigel Village House 1 (if Tatiana was recruited prior to the battle and he survived)
MycenGold Knight4Automatically at the end of the chapter

 

Units Recruitable by Celica

 

NameClassActHow to Recruit
CelicaPriestess2Automatically from the start
MaeMage2Automatically before leaving the Priory
BoeyMage2Automatically before leaving the Priory
GennyCleric2Talk to her at the Priory Entrance once you can leave
SaberMercenary2Talk to him at the Novis Greatport Tavern after talking to the Old Timer at the Wharf
ValbarKnight2Talk to him at the Pirate Throne (if he survived the battle)
KamuiMercenary2Talk to him at the Pirate Throne (if he survived the battle); if Valbar is alive, Valbar must join first
LeonArcher2Talk to him at the Pirate Throne (if he survived the battle); if Valbar is alive, Valbar must join first
PallaPegasus Knight3Talk to her at the Zofia Harbor Entrance (if she survived the battle)
CatriaPegasus Knight3Talk to her at the Zofia Harbor Entrance (if she survived the battle)
AtlasVillager3Talk to him at the Mountain Village House
JesseMercenary3Talk to him at the dungeon cell in the Desert Stronghold
SoniaMage3Talk to her at the War Room in Grieth’s Citadel (if Deen was defeated)
DeenMyrmidon3Talk to him at the War Room in Grieth’s Citadel (if Sonia was defeated)
EstPegasus Knight3Talk to her at the dungeon cell in Grieth’s Citadel
NomahSage4Talk to him at the far end of the Temple of Mila after lowering the water (past the Experience-granting spring)
ConradPaladin4Automatically after clearing Dolth Keep

 

[Source: Serenes Forest